If you want your most-used applications already opened when you boot up into your Ubuntu box, all you have to do is go to System > Preferences > Startup Applications and in the Options tab check the box next to “Automatically remember running applications when logging out“. Original tip source.
Here’s how to install the newly-release KDE 4.3 in Ubuntu Jaunty.Open up your sources.list file: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list add the following line at the bottom of the file: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/backports/ubuntu jaunty main Save the file and do a sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Do you still have an Ubuntu 7.10 laying around somewhere on a harddrive? You don’t want’to wipe it off and install a fresh Jaunty? or maybe you don’t have a CD-ROM drive and want to upgrade step by step, from version to version.Since 7.10 is obsolete, the old repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list won’t work. Replace each… Read More »
The Update manager in Jaunty tends to show up unexpectedly now and then. You close the window by reflex. But what if you didn’t have to cloes it anymore? Disable the application’s pop-up window by launching gconf-editor then go to apps > update-notifier and uncheck the auto_launch value.